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Animal Health and Welfare Act 1984

The Animal Health and Welfare Act 1984 was a piece of UK legislation that amended the provisions of the Animal Health Act 1981 related to to enable certain orders under that Act to operate in or over territorial waters, to amend the Slaughter of Poultry Act 1967, to repeal the Improvement of Live Stock Licensing of Bulls Act 1931 and the Horse Breeding Act 1958, powers of entry upon private premises, to enable provision to be made for controlling the practice of artificial breeding of livestock, declarations as to places infected with a disease, to amend the Medicines Act 1968 in relation ...

Avian influenza

Avian influenza, known informally as avian flu or bird flu, is a variety of influenza caused by viruses adapted to birds. The type with the greatest risk is highly pathogenic avian influenza. Bird flu is similar to swine flu, dog flu, horse flu and human flu as an illness caused by strains of influenza viruses that have adapted to a specific host. Out of the three types of influenza viruses, influenza A virus is a zoonotic infection with a natural reservoir almost entirely in birds. Avian influenza, for most purposes, refers to the influenza A virus. Though influenza A is adapted to birds, ...

Grain entrapment

Grain entrapment, or grain engulfment, occurs when a person becomes submerged in grain and cannot get out without assistance. It most frequently occurs in grain bins and other storage facilities such as silos or grain elevators, or in grain transportation vehicles, but has also been known to occur around any large quantity of grain, even freestanding piles outdoors. Usually, unstable grain collapses suddenly, wholly or partially burying workers who may be within it. Entrapment occurs when victims are partially submerged but cannot remove themselves; engulfment occurs when they are complete ...

Rollover protection structure

A rollover protection structure or rollover protection system is a system or structure intended to protect equipment operators and motorists from injuries caused by vehicle overturns or rollovers. Like rollcages and rollbars in cars and trucks, a ROPS involves bars attached to the frame that maintain a space for the operators body in the event of rollover. Commonly found on heavy equipment i.e. tractors, earth-moving machinery and UTVs used in construction, agriculture and mining, ROPS structures are defined by various regulatory agencies, including the US Occupational Safety and Health Ad ...


ⓘ Agricultural health and safety

  • Agricultural safety and health is an aspect of occupational safety and health in the agricultural workplace. It specifically addresses the health and
  • The National Children s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety NCCRAHS is a part of the National Farm Medicine Center, one of the research
  • injuries and accidental death in farmers, their families and agricultural workers. Since then, CASA has worked to improve the health and safety conditions
  • National Agricultural Safety Database contains citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles and reports about agricultural health and safety The
  • Occupational safety and health OSH also commonly referred to as occupational health and safety OHS occupational health or workplace health and safety WHS
  • Safety and Health in Agriculture Convention, 2001 is an International Labour Organization Convention. It was established in 2001, with the preamble stating:
  • Health and Safety Executive HSE is a UK government agency responsible for the encouragement, regulation and enforcement of workplace health safety
  • Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety www.marshfieldresearch.org. Retrieved 2016 - 03 - 10. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Young
  • The Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA ˈoʊʃə is an agency of the United States Department of Labor. Congress established the agency
  • consideration of safety and health issues in agricultural operations and 5 to provide a convenient way for members of the agricultural safety and health community